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Qualities of a Great Caregiver in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on January 10, 2019
Qualities of a Great Caregiver in North Coast, NSW

 Family carers have the ability to bond with their loved ones and boost their overall wellbeing. Although there will be good days and bad days, you need to stay positive through it all. Here are some qualities that can help you be an amazing carer …

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Tips for Seniors to Maintain Better Balance in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on December 20, 2018
Tips for Seniors to Maintain Better Balance in North Coast, NSW

Seniors typically start to experience issues with balance and coordination as they get older, which can lead to an increased risk of falling, resulting in fractures and other serious injuries. However, there are a variety of ways older adults can maintain their balance as they …

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Nutritional Requirements of Seniors in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on December 6, 2018
Nutritional Requirements of Seniors in North Coast, NSW

Essential nutrition is crucial for people of all ages, especially ageing adults. Prescription medications and pre-existing medical conditions can cause vitamin and mineral deficiencies, and unless these deficiencies are corrected, your senior loved one may be at risk for developing additional health issues. Essential nutrition …

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Why Anxiety Increases the Risk of Dementia in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on November 15, 2018
Why Anxiety Increases the Risk of Dementia in North Coast, NSW

Anxiety is an emotional health condition that affects people at every age. However, seniors are prone to experiencing the negative effects of anxiety that has lasted for years. Research indicates there is a correlation between anxiety and dementia. Here are a few ways having excessive …

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Keeping Stress at Bay While Caregiving in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on November 1, 2018
Keeping Stress at Bay While Caregiving in North Coast, NSW

Providing care to a senior parent, coupled with working a full-time job and taking care of your own home, can be stressful. If you’re under too much stress, it can cause anxiety and depression and make it difficult to carry out your duties as a …

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By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on October 18, 2018
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Just because seniors with Alzheimer’s disease are cognitively impaired doesn’t mean they can’t have some fun. Here are five fun activities for ageing adults with Alzheimer’s disease and why they may be beneficial. 1. Going to a Zoo Visiting a zoo and observing the brilliant …

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Helping Seniors Stave Off Depression in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on October 4, 2018
Helping Seniors Stave Off Depression in North Coast, NSW

Depression is often caused by age-related conditions, psychological changes, or medication side effects, and it can have a significant effect on a senior’s quality of life. Here are a few simple ways to prevent depression in older adults. Suggest Pet Therapy Interacting with pets can have …

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5 Simple Reasons to Spend Time with the Grandchildren in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on September 20, 2018
5 Simple Reasons to Spend Time with the Grandchildren in North Coast, NSW

Many seniors enjoy spending time with their grandkids. Watching your parents play with your children is like watching them turn into kids again. Here are a few reasons your ageing loved one should spend more time with his or her grandchildren. 1. Enhance Cognitive Skills Kids …

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Nutritious Breakfast Ideas for Older Adults in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on September 6, 2018
Nutritious Breakfast Ideas for Older Adults in North Coast, NSW

When older adults skip breakfast, it puts them at a greater risk for experiencing fatigue, moodiness, and malnutrition. Eating a healthy morning meal can regulate a senior’s metabolism and help him or her function better throughout the day. Check out the following easy-to-make, healthy breakfast …

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How to Ensure Proper Communication with Seniors with Dementia in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on August 23, 2018
How to Ensure Proper Communication with Seniors with Dementia in North Coast, NSW

Seniors with dementia often have difficulty expressing themselves with words and understanding complex conversations. While these communicative challenges can be frustrating for seniors and their carers, it doesn’t make effective communication impossible. Here are a few strategies family carers can use to communicate with seniors …

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